LL.M. (1971) Michigan
J.D. (1969) Louisville
B.Ch.E. (1964) Louisville
Professor Montgomery served as Dean of the School of Law from 1987 to 2003 before returning to full time teaching and scholarship in 2004. During his deanship, Professor Montgomery's major accomplishments included the recruitment and hiring of many highly respected faculty members, a dramatic increase in the national recognition afforded the School, and a number of successful fundraising campaigns that added signficant support for educational purposes. In addition, he played a major role in securing several hundred thousand dollars in congressional support for the establishment of the National Center for Prosecution Ethics at the National College of District Attorneys.
Professor Montgomery's teaching and research interests are in torts, products liability, intellectual property, and family law. His casebook, Cases and Materials on Products Liability (with D. Owen and M. Green) is now in its fourth edition and he recently published an article on the role of the law school dean as a crisis manager in the Toledo Law Review. Professor Montgomery maintains regular contributions of professional service, having recently served on the Board of Regents of the National College of District Attorneys and spoken on the duty to warn to the South Carolina Psychology Association.